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CHAR 1/407A-B Personal: Correspondence on WSC's proposed lecture tour of the United States.

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CHAR 1/407A/10

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, on possible lecture tour of the United States in December and January [copy].

1 folio
27 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/11

Telegram from Louis Levy New York, to WSC, stating that the Lee Keedick Lecture Agency were interested in arranging lecture tour, giving him 25% of gross receipts, asking how long he would be staying in the United States and how far he was willing to travel.

1 folio
04 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/12

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, New York, on possible lecture tour of the United States in Jan 1938 [copy].

1 folio
04 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/13

Telegram from WSC to Brendan Bracken, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, on possible lecture tour of the United States [copy].

1 folio
06 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/14

Telegram from WSC to Brendan Bracken, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, giving address of Louis Levy [copy].

1 folio
06 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/15

Telegram from Colby Chester to WSC, on possibility of him speaking at National Manufacturers Association dinner on 9 Dec in New York, asking for early decision.

1 folio
09 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/16

Telegram from Clark Getts to WSC, on possible lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
09 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/17

Telegram from Brendan Bracken to WSC, stating that the National Manufacturers Association could only offer him $1000 for after dinner speech, advising him to refuse.

1 folio
10 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/18

Telegram from WSC to Colby Chester, declining invitation to speak at annual dinner of National Manufacturers Association, New York [copy].

1 folio
10 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/19

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, regretting that he could not leave Britain, thanking him and Colby Chester for taking trouble over proposed lecture tour [copy].

1 folio
10 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/20

Letter from Brendan Bracken, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, to WSC, on decision to decline invitation to address National Manufacturers Association, commenting on his dislike of Louis Levy "a greasy, not to say nasty creature. He certainly tempted me to qualify my dislike of Hitlerism", also on atmosphere of "encircling gloom" in the United States.

1 folio
[Nov] [1937]
CHAR 1/407A/21

Letter from Orlistus Bell Stephenson, The Emerson Bureau, Chicago, to WSC, asking if he would he willing to undertake a 20 date lecture tour of the United States in 1938, and at what honorarium.

1 folio
03 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/407A/22-42

Draft agreement between WSC and Harold Peat Incorporated, for 25 date lecture tour of the United States between 25 Oct and 15 Dec 1938, at a fee of $21,500 [original typescript, with 2 carbon copies].

21 folios
15 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407A/1-3

Telegram from Louis Levy (New York [United States]) to WSC about an invitation from the National Manufacturers' Association for WSC to address them at a dinner at the Waldorf Hotel. The dinner will be attended by 2,000 industrial leaders and the other speaker is Dorothy Thompson, a radio and newspaper political commentator. Levy suggests that general themes and constructive suggestions would be appropriate because he wishes to avoid press publicity that "Churchill tells industry what is wrong with it."

3 folios
24 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/4

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, New York, on possible speaking engagements in the United States, stating that he had so much work that he could not undertake a visit to the US unless assured a minimum $25,000 [copy].

1 folio
26 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/43

Letter from W Colston Leigh Inc., New York, to WSC, on the possibility of him making a lecture tour of the United States in 1938-39, offering to represent him.

1 folio
19 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/44

Letter from Clark Getts, New York to WSC, on the possibility of him making a lecture tour of the United States in 1938-39.

1 folio
23 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/45

Telegram from WSC to Clark Getts, asking for proposals for lecture tour of the United States in the autumn of 1938 [copy].

1 folio
30 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/46

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, asking for meeting to discuss lecture tour of the United States during visit to London in December.

1 folio
02 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/407A/47

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, on the possibility of him making a lecture tour of the United States in Autumn 1938.

1 folio
16 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/407A/48-52

Memorandum of agreement between WSC and the Affiliated Lecture &Concert Association for 20 date lecture tour of the United States between 11 Dec 1931 and 11 Mar 1932, typescript, signed b WSC, Louis Alber and Elbert Wickes.

5 folios
27 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/407A/5

Letter from Louis Levy to WSC, on possibility of lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
26 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/6

Letter from Louis Levy (Stanchfield and Levy, 1 South William Street, New York City [United States]) to WSC enclosing a memo from Colby Chester [not present] who wants WSC to be the principal speaker at the dinner of the National Association of Manufacturers on 9 December. Signed typescript.

1 folio
26 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/53-64

Draft memorandum of agreement between WSC and Harold Peat, for 25 date lecture tour of the United States in the Autumn of 1938 [original typescript, with 2 carbon copies].

12 folios
26 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/65

Letter from Violet Pearman to WColston Leigh, on the possibility of WSC making a lecture tour of the United States in 1938, stating that he had made no advance plans and would consider Leigh when the time came [carbon].

1 folio
03 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/407A/66-67

Letter from Harold Peat, Victoria Hotel, Northumberland Av., London, to WSC, on the possibility of him making a lecture tour of the United States in 1938.

2 folios
30 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/407A/68

Letter from WSC to H G Wells, on the possibility of making a lecture tour of the United States under the management of Harold Peat, asking for his opinion of Peat, wh had managed Wells' tour of the US in 1937 [carbon].

1 folio
30 Dec 1937
CHAR 1/407A/69

Letter from WSC to Geoffrey Mason, Lloyds Bank, London, on draft agreement with Harold Peat for lecture tour of the United States in 1938 [carbon].

1 folio
02 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/7-9

Memorandum by John Crone on possible lecture tour of the United States by WSC, commenting that WSC had caused the bankruptcy of the Affiliated Lecture Agency, who had given him a minimum guarantee of $50,000, booking him at $2500 to $3000 per lecture, and that none of the recognized lecture bureaus would now give him a flat guarantee, however a number of agencies were interested in booking him at gross fees of about $1000 per lecture and NBC would guarantee at least two broadcasts.

3 folios
26 Oct 1937
CHAR 1/407A/70

Letter from Violet Pearman to Harold Peat, on WSC's proposed lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
04 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/71-72

Letter from Elbert Wickes, President, Alber &Wickes, Inc., Boston,Mass., on the possibility of a lecture tour of the United States in the Autumn, mentioning a guarantee of $750 per lecture for 20 lecture tour.

2 folios
03 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/73

Letter from Orlistus Bell Stephenson, The Emerson Bureau, Chicago, to WSC, asking if he would be prepared to make a lecture tour of the United States, asking what sum of money he would require for 25 lecture tour in Oct-Nov.

1 folio
11 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/74

Letter from WSC to Elbert Wickes, on proposed lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
21 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/75

Letter from Violet Pearman to Orlistus Bell Stephenson, Emerson Bureau, Chicago, stating that WSC had made arrangements for a lecture tour of the United States in the Autumn [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/76

Letter from WSC to Harold Peat, on draft agreement for lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
03 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/77-85

Draft Memorandum of Agreement between WSC and Harold Peat for 25 date lecture tour of the United States between 25 Oct and 15 Dec 1938, at a fee of $21,500 [2 typescript copies].

8 folios
[Jan] [1938]
CHAR 1/407A/86-87

Letter from Harold Peat, (Victoria Hotel, Northumberland Av., London) to WSC, on draft contract for lecture tour of the United States,comparing it to that of H G Wells, who had toured under Peat's management in 1937.

2 folios
05 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/88

Telegram from Clark Getts, New York, to WSC, on proposed lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
05 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/89

Telegram from WSC to Clark Getts, New York, thanks for telegram on proposed lecture tour of the United States, stating that he had made other arrangements [to tour with Harold Peat] [carbon].

1 folio
08 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/90-91

Letter from Clark Getts, New York, to WSC, on proposed lecture tour of the United States, stating that he had lined up five engagements at $3000 each, and a variety of others at nearly that figure, mentioning that a proceeds for a tour could exceed $50,000, and that he was prepared to match the terms of any other lecture agency.

2 folios
10 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/92

Letter from Violet Pearman to Clark Getts, New York, thanks for letter on proposed lecture tour of the United States, stating that WSC had almost completed plans for a tour with another agency [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/93-94

Letter from Sergeant W H Thompson to WSC, agreeing to accompany him on lecture tour of the United States.

2 folios
20 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/95-96

Letter from WSC to Harold Peat, on provisional draft agreement of lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
21 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/97-98

Letter from WSC to Sir Russell Scott, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, asking for advice on personal safety during proposed lecture tour of the United States [during his tour in 1931-32, he had received death threats from Indian extremists living in California] [carbon].

2 folios
22 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407A/99

Letter from Sir Russell Scott, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, to WSC, regretting that he could not answer WSC's question about his personal safety during his proposed lecture tour of the United States, as this was his last day in the public service, stating that the matter would be dealt with by his successor, Sir Alexander Maxwell.

1 folio
25 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407B/100-102

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, on proposed lecture tour of the United States, asking him not to continue negotiations with other lecture agencies, stating that Clark Getts agency would not be capable of mounting a tour of this size.

3 folios
26 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407B/103-104

Letter from WSC, Chateau de l'Horizon, Golfe Juan, France, to Louis Levy, on his decision to make a lecture tour of the United States under the management of Harold Peat [carbon].

2 folios
28 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407B/105

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Henry Osborne, Nicholl, Manisty &Co., sending copy of WSC's letter to Louis Levy of 28 Jan, asking him to prepare Power of Attorney, authorising Levy to sign lecture contract on WSC's behalf [carbon].

1 folio
29 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407B/106-107

Letter from Sir Alexander Maxwell, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, to WSC, on the activities of the Ghadr Party of Indian revolutionaries in the United States, stating that they issued a certain amount of virulently anti-British propaganda, but confirming that they would present no threat to his personal safety during his lecture tour of the US in the autumn, and that the precautions taken during his 1931-32 tour would not be necessary.

2 folios
31 Jan 1938
CHAR 1/407B/108

Letter from Elbert Wickes, Alber &Wickes Inc., Boston, Mass., to WSC, regretting that his forthcoming lecture tour of the United States would not be under his management.

1 folio
05 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/109

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Harold Peat, sending letter from Elber Wickes, on WSC's forthcoming lecture tour of the United States, asking him to return it after perusal [carbon].

1 folio
21 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/110

Letter from WSC to Elbert Wickes, Alber &Wickes Inc., Boston, Mass., on forthcoming lecture tour of the United States, regretting that he could not disclose the name of the agency concerned [carbon].

1 folio
21 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/111

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Louis Levy, New York, sending Power of Attorney giving him the authority to sign contract for WSC's lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
11 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/112

Letter from Louis Levy, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, to Violet Pearman, acknowledging receipt of Power of Attorney giving him the authority to sign contract for WSC's lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
24 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/113

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, asking if he had received and acted on cable [copy].

1 folio
11 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/407B/114-116

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, reporting progress on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States, enclosing publicity circular.

3 folios
25 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/407B/117

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to Violet Pearman, returning letter from Elbert Wickes on WSC's forthcoming lecture tour of the United States, confirming that he had signed five lecture contracts at $2500 and others at $1500.

1 folio
05 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/407B/118

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, confirming that Louis Levy had Power of Attorney to sign lecture contract on his behalf [copy].

1 folio
07 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/407B/119

Telegram from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, confirming "everything okay" [with arrangements for lecture tour of the United States].

1 folio
12 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/407B/120

Letter from Elbert Wickes, Alber &Wickes Inc., Boston, Mass., to WSC, on lecture tour of the United States in the autumn.

1 folio
14 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/407B/121

Contract from Harold Peat for WSC to speak at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, on 25 Oct 1938, at a fee of $2500.

1 folio
12 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/122

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, asking for report on progress on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States [copy].

1 folio
16 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/123

Telegram from Louis Levy to WSC, confirming that he had executed contact with Harold Peat for lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
16 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/124

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, report on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States in the autumn [typescript copy].

1 folio
18 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/125

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, on rumours that Anthony Eden (later Lord Avon) was planning to make a lecture tour of the United States in the autumn, stating that this would be very harmful to prospects for WSC's tour, asking him to use his influence with Eden to persuade him to postpone his tour [typescript copy].

1 folio
18 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/126

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States, asking for title for his lectures, suggesting "Can Civilisation be Saved" [typescript copy].

1 folio
09 May 1938
CHAR 1/407B/127

Telegram from Harold Peat to WSC, on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
18 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/128-129

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, report on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States in the autumn.

2 folios
18 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/130

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, on rumours that Anthony Eden (later Lord Avon) was planning to make a lecture tour of the United States in the autumn, stating that this would be very harmful to prospects for WSC's tour, asking him to use his influence with Eden to persuade him to postpone his tour.

1 folio
18 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/131

Letter from Louis Levy, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, to WSC, sending copy of contract with Harold Peat for lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
21 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/407B/132

Letter from Harold Peat to WSC, on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States, asking for title for his lectures, suggesting "Can Civilisation be Saved" [typescript copy].

1 folio
09 May 1938
CHAR 1/407B/133

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, asking for report on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
04 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/134

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, arrangements for lecture tour of the United States in the autumn, asking for titles for lectures.

1 folio
06 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/135

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, asking for details of lecture tour [typescript copy].

1 folio
14 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/136

Telegram from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, on arrangements for lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
15 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/137

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, asking for details of itinerary for lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
18 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/138-140

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, itinerary for lecture tour of the United States.

3 folios
20 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/141

Letter from Elihu Church, Pilgrims of the United States, New York, to WSC, on possibility of dinner in his honour during visit to New York.

1 folio
30 Jun 1938
CHAR 1/407B/142-143

Letter from J Allsop, President, English Speaking Union, Washington State Branch, to WSC, invitation to speak in Seattle during lecture tour of the United States.

2 folios
22 Jul 1938
CHAR 1/407B/144

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, cancelling lecture tour of the United States because of the political situation in Europe [typescript copy].

1 folio
26 Jul 1938
CHAR 1/407B/145

Telegram from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, asking for synopsis of his material for lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
26 Jul 1938
CHAR 1/407B/148

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to J Allsop, regretting that WSC was unable to address English Speaking Union, Washington State Branch, as his tour of the United States had been postponed indefinitely [carbon].

1 folio
06 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/149

Letter from C G Hope Gill, British Consul, Seattle, to WSC, offering hospitality during visit to the City.

1 folio
09 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/150

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, confirming receipt of letter of 30 July on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
09 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/151

Telegram from WSC to J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, on legal implications of cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, asking about his option to cancel the tour on payment of prescribed damages [typescript copy, with handwritten annotations by WSC].

1 folio
09 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/152

Telegram from Louis Levy to WSC, on legal implications of cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
10 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/153-154

Telegram from G P Putnam's Sons, Publishers, New York, to WSC, inviting him to banquet marking the centenary of the firm.

2 folios
10 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/155

Letter from WSC to Louis Levy, thanks for attending to his legal affairs while on holiday carbon].

1 folio
11 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/156

Telegram from J Arthur Leve to WSC, on legal implications of cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
11 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/157

Telegram from WSC to G P Putnam's Sons, New York, declining invitation to address centenary banquet [typescript copy].

1 folio
13 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/158

Telegram from WSC to J Arthur Leve on legal implications of cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
13 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/159

Telegram from WSC to J Arthur Leve on cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States because of the uncertain political situation in Europe, stating that his paramount duty would lie in Britain [typescript copy].

1 folio
15 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/160-161

Telegram from J Arthur Leve to WSC, on cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States.

2 folios
16 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/162

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, Vichy, France, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
17 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/163

Letter from Louis Levy, Hotel Radio, Vichy, France, to WSC, on cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/164

Telegram from J Arthur Leve to WSC, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, stating that Harold Peat had conceded that he had not protected himself against wilful cancellation.

1 folio
15 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/165-166

Letter from WSC to J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, on the cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States due to the critical and dangerous situation in Europe, offering to give Harold Peat first refusal on any lecture contract he might make on the United States in the next three years, and keeping open the possibility of making a shortened tour in November-December if Parliament had met and the situation was clear [carbon].

2 folios
17 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/167-168

Letter from Harold Peat, New York, to WSC, on the cancellation of his lecture tour of the United States, complaining that WSC had stated that regardless of written contract, he would make the tour, and that only an election, or war, or illness would prevent him, stating that the majority of the contracted venues would sue him (Peat) and this would wreck his business as unlike WSC he had no legal "out", claiming that he took WSC's word and "an Englishman's word is always good", advising him strongly to make the tour.

2 folios
23 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/169-170

Telegram from J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, to WSC, on possible cancellation of lecture tour of the United States.

2 folios
23 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/171

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, on reasons for cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, stating that he had written fully to his lawyer, Louis Levy [typescript copy].

1 folio
23 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/172

Telegram from WSC to Louis Levy, New York, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
24 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/173

Telegram from WSC to J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, asking him not to mention possibility that WSC could make a shortened tour if the political situation in Europe improved [typescript copy].

1 folio
30 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/174-175

Letter from WSC to Louis Levy, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, stating that he felt three months notice would not cause great inconvenience to the venues; also denying that he had given Harold Peat any personal assurances about the tour, that he always regarded himself as free to abandon the tour if circumstances made it impossible, stating that he would send the $4000 forfeit when advised [carbon].

2 folios
31 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/176

Telegram from "Harpeat" [Harold Peat] to WSC advising that cancellation [of lecture tour] is impossible but that postponement may be arranged.

1 folio
31 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/177-178

Details of sailings of the "Queen Mary" and the "Normandie" to New York in November.

1 folio
31 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/179

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States, denying that he had given Peat any personal assurances about his intention to tour.

1 folio
[Aug] 1938
CHAR 1/407B/180

Telegram from J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States.

1 folio
31 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/181

Leaflet - sailing list of the French Line to United States and Canada Aug-Dec 1938.

1 folio
01 Aug 1938
CHAR 1/407B/182-183

Letter from Thomas Cook &Son Ltd., Travel Agents, London, to the PS to WSC, details of trains between New York and Seattle.

2 folios
01 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/184

Telegram from WSC to Harold Peat, New York, on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States due to the political situation in Europe [typescript copy].

1 folio
02 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/185

Telegram from the PS to WSC to Louis Levy, New York, sending copy of letter from Harold Peat on cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [carbon]].

1 folio
02 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/186

Telegram from WSC to First National Bank, New York, instructing them to pay $2000 to Stanchfield &Levy, New York, first instalment of forfeit payable to Harold Peat for cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
03 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/187

Telegram from WSC to Stanchfield &Levy, New York, asking them to pay $2000 to Harold Peat, the first instalment of forfeit for cancellation of lecture tour of the United States [typescript copy].

1 folio
03 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/188

Telegram from J Arthur Leve, Stanchfield &Levy, New York, to WSC, on cancellation of lecture tour.

1 folio
06 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/189-190

Letter from C Huntingdon, Putnam &Co. Ltd., London, to WSC, invitation to attend centenary dinner of G P Putnam's Sons, New York, on 20 Oct.

2 folios
06 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/191

Letter from WSC to C Huntingdon, Putnam &Co. Ltd., London,, declining invitation to attend centenary dinner of G P Putnam's Sons, New York, on 20 Oct [carbon].

1 folio
07 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/192

Letter from Robert McCormick, Chicago, to WSC, looking forward to meeting during his visit to the city in October, "as this would mean there is no war".

1 folio
14 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/193

Letter from WSC to Robert McCormick, Chicago, regretting that he had been forced to cancel lecture tour of the United States due to the political situation in Europe [carbon].

1 folio
23 Sep 1938
CHAR 1/407B/194-195

Letter from S M Rinaker to WSC, invitation to address Chicago Branch of the English Speaking Union.

2 folios
02 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/196

Telegram from Harold Peat to WSC, asking if he would be willing to make tour if the political situation improved - annotated with WSC's reply that it was impossible for him to leave Britain at that time.

1 folio
03 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/197

Letter from the PS to WSC to S M Rinaker, regretting that WSC was unable to address Chicago Branch of the English Speaking Union, as he had been forced to cancel his lecture tour of the United States [carbon].

1 folio
07 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/198-200

Telegram from G P Putnam's Sons, New York, to WSC, invitation to take part in broadcast discussion with Admiral Byrd and Raymond Moley in the international situation.

3 folios
18 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/201

Telegram from C Huntingdon, Putnam &Co. Ltd, London, repeating invitation from G P Putnam's Sons, New York, to take part in broadcast discussion with Admiral Byrd and Raymond Moley on the international situation.

1 folio
18 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/202

Telegram from the PS to WSC to C Huntingdon, Putnam &Co. Ltd, London, declining invitation from G P Putnam's Sons, New York, to take part in broadcast discussion with Admiral Byrd and Raymond Moley on the international situation [carbon].

1 folio
18 Oct 1938
CHAR 1/407B/203

Telegram from WSC to G P Putnam's Sons, New York, declining invitation to take part in broadcast discussion with Admiral Byrd and Raymond Moley on the international situation [typescript copy].

1 folio
20 Oct 1938